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The Clinical Educator and Autism Advocate

Penn Nursing’s clinician educators are all about relationships. Through their practice, scholarship, patient care and teaching, they create deep and sustaining connections that inform nursing practice, advance knowledge and enhance care. Read more

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Bridgette M. Brawner
Faculty

Bridgette M. Brawner

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Jianghong Liu
Faculty

Jianghong Liu

Associate Professor of Nursing
Linda Hatfield
Faculty

Linda Hatfield

Assistant Professor of Evidence-Based Practice
Jane Evered
Students

Jane Evered

Accelerated

News:

Risk Assessment Tool Can Now Better Predict Pressure Injuries in Children

Pressure-related skin injuries, a nurse-sensitive quality indicator in hospitals, are associated with increased morbidity and higher costs of care. There’s been much attention focused on hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPI) in the adult population. However, while preventable, immobility-related and medical device-related pressure injuries (MDPI) also occur in hospitalized infants and children.

What’s a Good Breakfast for Kids?

A team of researchers, led by Tanja Kral, PhD, concluded that a breakfast high in protein – like eggs – keeps children fuller longer than cereal or oatmeal, causing them to eat fewer calories at lunch.